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Tony Stead

Brief Biography

Tony Stead is an Australian educator who has taught in elementary schools and lectured at the University of Melbourne. He is the past president of the Melbourne Chapter of the Australian Reading Association and the author of many publications. His latest include Is That a Fact?: Teaching Nonfiction Writing and the video series Time For Nonfiction. which highlights his recent work with several teachers at the Manhattan New School.

Tony has been a keynote and featured speaker at hundreds of conferences. He currently works extensively in literacy education with school districts across the United States, Canada and Australia. His greatest love is learning from children.

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Tony's Tools & Tips

Assessment Rubric for Persuasive Writing [download/view lesson...]

Rubric For Assessing Children's Writing of Persuasive Pieces [download/view lesson...]

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